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Project Architect

South Mountain Company


About South Mountain Company

Our company integrates architecture and engineering, building, interior, and solar company. We are a triple-bottom-lined worker-owned cooperative and certified B-Corp.

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About This Position


South Mountain’s practice is uniquely integrated: architecture, engineering, building, solar and interiors – all under one roof. The design process is where these disciplines first meet. You will lead design for a wide range of clients and projects, shepherding each through the entire design/build process. A diverse team will support you in your effort to advance the architectural expression of high-performance building.


  • Inspire and solve project-specific challenges with design
  • Understand the impact of design choices on aesthetics, function, environment, health, durability, buildability, schedule and budget
  • Build trust through listening and open, honest communication
  • Produce all documentation necessary to effectively communicate your ideas and decisions
  • Ensure construction aligns with design documents and intent
  • Work with Production staff to enhance buildability, celebrate craft, identify risks, learn from past experience, and to create and manage project estimates


  • Positive energy
  • Creativity
  • Passion for design, beauty, craft, and quality
  • Familiarity with building science and light wood frame construction
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture plus a minimum five years of relevant experience
  • A license to practice in MA or are on track to licensure
  • Proficiency with BIM—ArchiCad (preferred) or Revit
  • Fluency with Mac operating system, Microsoft Office, and Adobe products
  • US citizenship or a US work permit (also called an employment authorization document or EAD)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Lifelong learning
  • Collaboration
  • Craft
  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Making a difference
  • Seeing design come to life
  • A regularly scheduled presence (two days a week minimum) at South Mountain headquarters and on Martha’s Vineyard project sites
  • A collaborative design atmosphere in which project design objectives, not personal preferences, guide decision-making
  • (Embracing new) technology
  • Consensus decision-making
  • Direct supervision
  • Our Operating Polices

How To Apply

Email a personal narrative/resume to [email protected]